David leads the Business Advancement and Assurance team and supports a broad range of industries to facilitate governance, compliance, risk management and strategic development.

David works with a diverse range of organisations to support strategic growth and to foster enterprise sustainability.

David has significant experience working with government enterprises to facilitate the attainment of organisational objectives. With expertise in implementing internal and external audits, David has a detailed knowledge of councils and their risk and assurance needs.

Additionally, David provides strategic advisory services to help enterprises improve their performance or propel their growth and development. To this end, he is often supporting health and aged care providers, not-for-profit organisations and larger enterprises.

David’s other specialisations include compliance audits, systems reviews, management accounting, fraud investigation and system improvement.

An active member of our community, David holds several board, committee and working group roles. Among these, David is an independent audit committee member for Adelaide Central Market Authority and for Council Solutions, and an independent member on the finance, audit and risk management committee for the Asthma Foundation of SA.

David is also proud to support and sponsor the South Australian Local Government Council Finance Management Group and Aged and Community Services Australia.

Bentleys is a valued partner, delivering outcomes for The University of Adelaide. They challenged us to extract more value from the National Wine Centre and provided pragmatic recommendations.

Bruce Lines, Chief Operating Officer The University of Adelaide


  • Chartered Accountant
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Professional Memberships/Appointments

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (Chair, SA)
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Graduate, Australian Institute Company Directors
  • Committee Member – Adelaide Central Market Authority
  • Committee Member – Council Solutions
  • Independent Member – Asthma Foundation of SA
  • Non-executive Director – McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association

Specialist Areas

David has specialist expertise in the following service areas:

  • Business Advancement
  • Assurance
  • Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Modelling
  • Operations Performance
  • Audit
  • Strategic Planning

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